Chrysler Museum Closing - This Time It's Permanent

SO MUCH FOR HERITAGE
Source - W.P.Chrysler Museum
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
The sad reality of things is the museum has not been able to maintain adequate attendance despite the grand architecture and collection of rare and historically significant automobiles. As we all now know, the location of North Detroit, more factually Auburn Hills, (well, anything Detroit) does not lend itself to draw advocates of automotive history, enthusiasts or tourists.
Source - Google Maps
According to available details, the 55,000 sq. ft. building will be converted into much needed office space.As you may recall after the museum was opened in 1999, it was closed in 2012 remaining available for special events and a tight schedule of days open to the public. A visit to the museum's website was disappointing, with only one picture and little more. We did find this older video which appears may have been a part of the website at one time.
After selecting the link for Chrysler's Historical Services, we learned no requests are being processed. Supposedly due to additional research and organization efforts expected to be completed by year's end.

WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN TO THE CARS AND DISPLAYS
There was no information regarding the displays, but based on published details FCA claims that the cars will be retained, cared for and displayed at the automaker's various facilities. We've contacted some of our supporters for additional information and will provide any updates if and as available.

The museum will be open only four more times before sealing the doors shut:
10 AM to 4 PM on November 19 and 20 and again December 17 and 18.

"The Closing of the Walter P Chrysler Museum - Why Should I Care?"

Walter P. Chrysler Museum - Part 1

Walter P. Chrysler Museum - Part 2

Walter P. Chrysler Museum - Part 3

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